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  • How to get NTIA Tier D license to access the Portal
  • Once you have obtained an NTIA Tier D license, please complete this form: https://forms.office.com/g/xtBEHzBqFD 
    • The information requested in this form is reported to NTIA
    • Completion of this form will notify NBO your process is complete
  • Login credentials (username/password) and a link to the portal will be emailed when the portal opens.
  • How to view challenges - COMING SOON!
  • How to rebut - COMING SOON!
  • All information submitted in rebuttals will be public record – do not include proprietary information

How to Submit Single Location Challenges

  1. Login to the Nebraska BEAD Challenge Process Portal with the account information sent to your email by VETRO.

  2. Search for an address in the top left or navigate to it on the map.
    screenshot showing search bar

  3. Click the service location on the map to include it in the challenge.
    • To deselect a service location, click the location again or use the Lasso Deselection tool and draw a deselection polygon around the location.
    • To reset the selection, click the Clear button.
  1. Scroll down the menu on the left side of the screen. Fill out all required fields in the challenge form (only fields with a red asterisk are required).


  2. Upload supporting evidence via the challenge form. View accepted forms of evidence here.

  3. Click Submit.

About Multiple Location Challenges

Area Challenges

  • Area challenges must include six or more locations.
  • All locations selected must use the same technology.
  • All locations selected must challenge the same provider.

Multiple Dwelling Units (MDUs)

  • All MDU challenges require at least 3 units or 10% of the unit count (whichever is larger).
  • All units selected must use the same technology.
  • All units selected must challenge the same provider.

How to Submit Multiple Location Challenges

  1. Login to the Nebraska BEAD Challenge Process Portal with the account information sent to your email by VETRO.
  2. Click the Lasso Selection tool and draw a selection polygon around multiple service locations OR press Ctrl on PC or Command on Mac and click multiple service locations.
    • To deselect a service location, click the selected location or use the Lasso Deselection tool and draw a deselection polygon around multiple service locations.
    • To reset the selection, click the Clear button.
  1. Fill out the required fields in the challenge form.
  2. Upload supporting evidence via the challenge form. Evidence must meet minimum requirements  .
  3. Click Submit.

How to Submit a Rebuttal

screenshot of rebuttal window

  1. Login to the Nebraska BEAD Rebuttal Phase Portal
  2. Deselect the Bead Challenges and NE BSL checkboxes in the Legend, then select the checkbox for your organization to see relevant Location Challenges
  3. Click a Location Challenge to include it in the rebuttal:
    • To select additional Location Challenges, press Ctrl on PC or Command on Mac and click the other Challenges
    • To select multiple Location Challenges at once, click the Lasso Selection tool and draw a selection polygon around the Challenges
    • To deselect a Location Challenge, click the Challenge again or use the Lasso Deselection tool and draw a deselection polygon around multiple Challenges
    • To reset the selection, click the Clear button
  1. Fill out the required fields in the rebuttal form
  2. Upload supporting evidence via the rebuttal form
  3. Click Submit to create a new rebuttal

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